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The Weakling

  [english | 1961]  

Everett Cole


Summary: [A strong man can of course be dangerous but he doesn?t approach the vicious deadliness of a weakling--with a weapon!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 450

The Wealth Of Echindul

  [english | 1952]  

Noel Miller Loomis


Summary: [Though he carried with him the loot of the ages who in The Pass?that legalized city of vice and corruption?would dare risk his neck to help Russell the Hard Luck Man of the Swamps?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 146

The Weapons Of Mystery

  [english | 1890]  

Joseph Hocking


Excerpts: [... old bachelor of thirty, for my usual work? Nevertheless it did, so I put on my overcoat, and went away in the direction of Hyde Park in order, if possible, ...... to those who understand some of the secrets of spiritualism. Nay, more than that. There are occult laws of the soul which, if understood by some powerful ...... to form hasty judgments concerning people, which, of course, ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 71

The Wearing Of The Green

  [english | ]  

A Sullivan


Summary: [The Wearing Of The Green by A M Sullivan. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects Fiction General ]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 467

The Web Of The Golden Spider

  [english | ]  

Frederick Orin Bartlett


Excerpts: [... was a relief to be able to go out upon the street again without attracting attention. The snapshot judgment upon every man with a bandaged head is ...... a coach and four done in colors. A dwarf of a waiter swabbed off the wet disks made by beer glasses. Two half and halfs, ordered the stranger. ...... his eyes. What the devil- he began, then broke in abruptly, Are you the same ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 381

The Wedding

  [english | ]  

Anton Chekov


Summary: [The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz (Chymische Hochzeit Christiani Rosencreutz anno 1459) was edited in 1616 in Strasbourg (annexed by France in 1681) and its anonymous authorship is attributed to Johann Valentin Andreae. It is the third of the original manifestos of the mysterious Fraternity of the Rose Cross. It is an allegoric romance (story) divided into Seven Days or Seven Journeys ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 183

The Wedding Knell

  [english | 1837]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [The Wedding Knell by Nathaniel Hawthorne. THE WEDDING-KNELL By Nathaniel Hawthorne There is a certain church in the city of New York which I have always regarded with peculiar interest on account of a marriage there solemnized under very singular circumstances in my grandmother s girlhood. That venerable lady chanced to be a spectator of the scene and ever after made it her favorite narrative. ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 346

The Wedge

  [english | 1960]  

Horace Brown Fyfe


Summary: [Finding his way out of this maze was only half the job.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 259

The Wedge Of Gold

  [english | ]  

C Goodwin


Summary: [Finding his way out of this maze was only half the job.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 160

The Weird Violin

  [english | ]  

Anonymous


Summary: [The Weird Violin by Anonymous. Excerpt A slight shiver passed over his frame as the notes were struck and the look of concentration upon his face changed to one of horror but he did not cease. Slowly drooping his gaze the performer met the gibing glance of the scroll-face and though his own countenance blanched and his lips tightened as if to suppress a cry the bow was raised again and the violin ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 228

The Well At The Worlds End

  [english | 1892]  

William Morris


Summary: [Adventures in Two Worlds is the 1952 autobiography of Dr. A. J. Cronin in which he relates with much humour the exciting events of his dual career as a medical doctor and a novelist.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | romanceDownloads: 430

The Well In The Desert

  [english | ]  

Emily Sarah Holt


Summary: [Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness is a literary nonfiction work by Edward Abbey (1927-89) published originally in 1968. His fourth book and his first book length non-fiction work it followed three fictional books Jonathan Troy The Brave Cowboy and Fire on the Mountain. It was his biggest success to date and brought him critical acclaim and popularity as a nature writer. Centered around ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 45

The Well Of Pen Morfa

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [Cranford.--Christmas storms and sunshine.--Lizzie Leigh.--The well of Pen-Morfa.--The Moorland cottage.--The heart of John Middleton.--Disappearances.--The old nurses story.--Morton Hall.--Traits and stories of Huguenots.--My French master.--The squires story.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 136

The Well Of Saint Clare

  [english | ]  

Anatole France


Summary: [Prologue: The Reverend Father Adone Doni.--San Satiro.--Messer Guido Cavalcanti.--Lucifer.--The loaves of black bread.--The merry-hearted Buffalmacco.--The lady of Verona.--The human tragedy.--The mystic blood.--A sound security.--History of Don?a Maria dAvalos and the Duke dAndria.--Bonaparte at San Miniato.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 125

The Wendigo

  [english | 1910]  

Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [The Wendigo by Algernon Blackwood. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects Fiction Horror ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 109

The Werewolf

  [english | ]  

Clemence Housman


Excerpts: [... with a sleepy sigh. Rol growled and rolled and shoved invitingly, but could gain nothing from the old dog but placid toleration and a half-observant ...... rafters. And then the wind would rage after its lost prey, rattling and shrieking at window and door. In a lull, after one such loud gust, Rol ...... natural fulness. Low tones made intermittent murmurs, and now and then silence ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 486

The Westcotes

  [english | ]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (21 November 1863 ? 12 May 1944) was a British writer who published under the pen name of Q. He is primarily remembered for the monumental Oxford Book Of English Verse 1250?1900 (later extended to 1918) and for his literary criticism. He guided the taste of many who never met him including American writer Helene Hanff author of 84 Charing Cross Road its sequel Qs ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 32

The Westminster Confession Of Faith

  [english | 1646]  

The Westminster Divines


Summary: [The Westminster Confession of Faith is a Reformed confession of faith in the Calvinist theological tradition. Although drawn up by the 1646 Westminster Assembly largely of the Church of England it became and remains the subordinate standard of doctrine in the Church of Scotland and has been influential within Presbyterian churches worldwide.In 1643 the English Parliament called upon learned godly ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | religionDownloads: 376

The Wharf By The Docks

  [english | ]  

Florence Warden


Excerpts: [... The fact reminded him of that which the intoxication caused by a pretty face had made him forget-that he was in a house of dubious character, ...... He was rather disappointed. There was nothing at all formidable or dignified about Mrs. Higgs, who was a round-shouldered, infirm old woman ...... he might whisper very close to her ear I must set the police on this place, you know but ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 452

The Wheel Of Life

  [english | ]  

Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow


Excerpts: [... from the wearer's feet. The pathos which seems so often to dwell in trifling inanimate objects spoke to Laura from the little discarded shoes, and ...... he had begun already to run over mentally the courses he was prepared to order. For a colossal, a consolatory, an unforgettable dinner he was determined ...... slight as it was, served to dispel his passing dejection, and as he ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 131
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